Leslie Runs

My journey as a long distance runner who started the sport later in life.

Category Archives: Physiotherapy

Hip to be…A Pear? (#running)

I’m on the cusp of overweight for my height (according to BMI, anyway, whatever it’s worth), and I have been for a very long time. Running has helped me to … Continue reading

July 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Leslie Runs (#leslieruns)

I originally started blogging here to come to grips with the accident that occurred on January 18, 2014 which left me with three very badly damaged fingers. Typing about my experiences … Continue reading

September 16, 2014 · 1 Comment

It’s Not Me, It’s You (#justfingers)

I haven’t written about my silly hand in a while because there hasn’t been much to say. It doesn’t seem to change much, but that might just be because I have … Continue reading

September 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

So Eventually It Gets Boring (#justfingers #accident #injury)

Today is the three-month anniversary of my second surgery and it has been 5.5 months since I first horribly broke three phalanges on my right hand, each very close to … Continue reading

August 6, 2014 · 1 Comment

Another, Harder, Run (#justfingers #runjoglog)

Activity: I am on the last week of the current Lifetime Wellness Challenge and so I need to exercise for 45 minutes five times a week if I want full points. … Continue reading

July 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Because You Can Never Have Too Many Second Opinions (#justfingers)

I have had second opinions on my broken fingers up until now, so I figured that I should do the same for my Canadian physiotherapy, just in case. It’s hard … Continue reading

July 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Lift Lock! (#justfingers #sightseeing)

I am grateful that we had a beautiful afternoon to spend with the kids enjoying this local attraction. The Peterborough Lift Lock is a significant historic structure that enables watercraft … Continue reading

July 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Raining Again (#justfingers #travel #weather)

I think it has rained every day since we arrived in Ontario, lending support to the prognostications of the climatologists who called for a cooler and wetter summer than average. … Continue reading

July 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

Dynamic Splint (#justfingers #running #accident #injury)

With summer holidays, a big road trip, and a whole new country to live in for a while it has been easy to forget that some interesting things did happen at … Continue reading

July 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Cognitive Dissonance (#justfingers)

I have taken a little while to write about my experiences in Canadian physiotherapy thus far, because it’s been a lot different than what I was expecting based on my … Continue reading

July 5, 2014 · Leave a comment
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